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Oregon Trail, The


Published 1990

Published by

Developed by


Also For
Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.x

Adventure, Educational, Simulation

3rd-Person Perspective, Side-Scrolling


Managerial, Real-Time

Geography, History

As a covered wagon party of pioneers, you head out west from Independence, Missouri to the Willamette River and valley in Oregon. You first must stock up on provisions, and then, while traveling, make decisions such as when to rest, how much food to eat, etc. The Oregon Trail incorporates simulation elements and planning ahead, along with discovery and adventure, as well as mini-game-like activities (hunting and floating down the Dalles River).

From Original Entry

Identifier msdos_Oregon_Trail_The_1990
Emulator dosbox
Emulator_ext zip
Emulator_start oregont/OREGON.EXE
Mediatype software
Scanner Internet Archive Python library 0.7.5
Year 1990
Publicdate 2014-12-26 11:16:03
Addeddate 2014-12-26 11:16:03
Date 1990
Creator MECC
Backup_location ia905908_27


Reviewer: tstr8 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 23, 2017
Subject: Hi
Reviewer: zulado - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 20, 2017
Subject: Get the game files to play on your PC

Get the game file to play on your pc

Reviewer: Alphagamer301 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 18, 2017
Subject: So Lit fam
So lit fam
Reviewer: xFin123 - favoritefavorite - May 18, 2017
Subject: Good-Doesn't work
My teacher showed this to me a few days ago, and I played it in school. I use a PC right now, and it's not working. It just stays on "Launching Emulator" Why is that happening? Any fixes?
Reviewer: Nubilis - favoritefavorite - May 12, 2017
Subject: Ok
I pressed the mute button and it froze. Had to restart and lost data. Would be helpful if there was a save button.
Reviewer: TheGoldstar16 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 12, 2017
Subject: Accidentally broke it
I went into DOS and deleted the game files, how do i reset it????
Yknow cause i wanna play
Reviewer: remez.boque - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 12, 2017
Subject: Fun fun fun!
My social studies teacher showed us and we got [said sheepishly] addicted! >.< I think it's kinda funny that you can "engrave" the grave stone. But it is laggy.
Reviewer: StrongWolfBoy10 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 11, 2017
Subject: AMAZING
its great but it takes a while to load
Reviewer: S11KB3ATZ - favoritefavoritefavorite - May 4, 2017
Subject: gotta go fast
any sort of tutorial text (such as the "learn about the trail" dialog) goes really fast. if you could fix this (and send me an email when in happens?) i'd love to bump up my rating!
Reviewer: yololyo - favoritefavoritefavorite - April 26, 2017
Subject: help
how to save
Reviewer: awesomeAlexthegreat - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 18, 2017
Subject: LUV IT :P
Really good! I like it. Our social studies teacher showed this game to us and everybody was just sitting there and playing it.
Reviewer: stephbx - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 9, 2017
Subject: !!
Just discovered this game and got #6 on top ten on my second game. :O Enjoyed it!
Reviewer: NickachuGT - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 7, 2017
Subject: Fun Game
SO FUNNN and also I did a challenge that took me MULTIPLE HOURS I tried to have all 5 survive in good condition with farmer and finally got it!yay,and i also recommend this game to you!
Reviewer: moistnigerionbaby0420 - favorite - April 6, 2017
Subject: doesn't make sense
i named my guys peter griffen and joe swanson
and it said joe swanson broke his leg

he's already paralyzed down from the waist so i give it 0 anchovies out of 10
Reviewer: Crazyneck - - April 5, 2017
Subject: Glitch
Wont let me play just keeps saying launching emulator please help
Reviewer: banana guy - favoritefavoritefavorite - April 4, 2017
Subject: complaint
you should be able to save, but it is pretty good anyway.
Reviewer: Eqween - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 2, 2017
Subject: awesome
i love this game my teacher said to do this and we all loved it. And that was last year.We still love it and when we are done with work we play this is is some much fun if you have not tried it i think you should it is awsome and fun.
Reviewer: FettySquah_HAMILTON - favorite - April 1, 2017
Subject: Help!!!!
So, im (trying to) play this on my computer, but when it says launching emulator, nothing happens! It just stays on the screen that says launch emulator. If you know how to help please respond or contact me at Thanks!
Reviewer: pixelcalico - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 31, 2017
Subject: Great game
got over 2000 on my second play as a farmer

i can do this all day and make it seem like schoolwork, plus mom is too nostalgic to stop me. (:
Reviewer: flavioislima - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 28, 2017
Subject: Great Game
I was only testing the MSdos emulator here but I made it all the way to Oregon. Its a really fun game. Recommended.
Reviewer: Dat Hamilton Fan - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 28, 2017
Subject: SO FUN!!
My 4th grade teacher sent us this website, and our whole class LOVED it!! In total, we played about 2 hours that day!
Reviewer: CharlesDow - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 23, 2017
Subject: Commands
When you get to the main screen press 6 and then enter and commands can i use on this
Reviewer: jessikastanger - favorite - March 6, 2017
Subject: hangs
The game hangs on launching emulator, cant play anything.
Reviewer: Shinypalooza - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 1, 2017
Subject: Awesome!
This game is so fun I even made it to Oregon! Took over 15 minutes. But it was worth it!
Reviewer: SykeFizzy - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 28, 2017
Subject: LOL
Love it but it keeps crashing when i try to go full screen while playing and if i get full screen if i accedentaly press esc it crashes
I have beat the game on Banker and Carpenter farmer is hard
Advice play as carpenter your points are doubled and you have enough cash to get a decent setup in the begining
Love it though
Reviewer: evducky - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 24, 2017
Subject: How can i save this?
It's a great game, but every time the tab refreshes or I restart my computer, the game restarts.

How can I save it?
Reviewer: I_M_HarryPotter_for_realz - favorite - February 4, 2017
Subject: 
I HATE THIS GAME IT KEEPS GOING BLACK RIGHT WHEN I AM ABOUT TO MAKE IT TO THE END!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
(Not even Voldemort would like this...)
Reviewer: Joseph Park - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 5, 2017
Subject: Oregon Trail
Great an Interesting game love it Tip: Banker is the best.
Reviewer: dillonP1206 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 21, 2016
Subject: BEST GAME EVER!!!!
So full of suspense!
Reviewer: gmagnanti - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 8, 2016
Subject: Great game, my scores were wiped
I was well on my way to cleaning everyone else off the top 10 list and all my scores have been removed!
Reviewer: whaleflower - favorite - December 5, 2016
Subject: oregon trail
not working. crashes
Reviewer: bcuthbert - - December 5, 2016
Subject: Failed to configure emulator!
Keep receiving this message on both Chrome and Internet Explorer.
Reviewer: totaly not kobin - - December 1, 2016
Subject: no lauch
mine will not lauch
Reviewer: Ivanov2004 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 29, 2016
Subject: Great Simple Game
My dad used to play this game when he was young, I fount it here online and I thought it was so cool. I love how simple it is. It is very fun.
Reviewer: SlinkyBloom13 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 28, 2016
Subject: I love this game
Hi I am 11 years old. My aunt loves to play all the free games that she can, that she doesn't have to download on her own computer. One day I went over to her and said " What are you playing? " She said " I'm playing The Oregon Trail. It's about 5 people who went across the Oregon trail and you have choices in the game whether to hunt, to trade, you can talk to people. " I said " Cool, is there any way I could try that game" She said sure. Ever sense she let me try that game 4 years ago I have fell in love with it. I play it every chance I have. I come home from school make sure no one is on the computer look up and start playing this game. I really love this game. Keep making sure you make more games like this and you guys who haven't tried this game yet, should really try it. I just wanted also to thank my aunt for letting me play this game on her computer. If it wasn't for her I wouldn't be her right now, writing this response to this awesome and excellent game.
Reviewer: gemtastic710 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 21, 2016
Subject: love it
I love this game I have yet to make it as a farmer but I am going to try now. and I made the top 10 list as a banker
Reviewer: JaydenIII - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 9, 2016
Subject: AMAZING!!!!
This game is amazing! it reminds me of a book I read about to hours ago..
Reviewer: R2DCUP - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 8, 2016
Subject: AMAZING!
This is exactly how I remember it from my childhood! Except this time I actually made it all the way to Oregon and even made the Top Ten list! Didn't have any issues with the gameplay either. Absolutely wonderful game :D
Reviewer: ema3277 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 5, 2016
Subject: This is awesome!!
AWESOME AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reviewer: Dani😉 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 25, 2016
Subject: :)
I love this game so much i favorited it :D
Reviewer: Hurifein - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 26, 2016
Great game! Too bad for me that I discovered it so late. But still Oregon Trail gave me so much fun.
Reviewer: mdbeauregard - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 21, 2016
Subject: Very fun, but keep dying. Also audio button is buggy
The game is very fun, but the farthest I've ever made it was the Columbia River.

When you click the audio button while playing, the game freezes.
Reviewer: Ninja Gaijin - favoritefavoritefavorite - September 16, 2016
Subject: Hangs in Chrome 53
Hangs in Chrome 53 at random times repeatable many times
Reviewer: AngelofFire906 - favoritefavoritefavorite - September 7, 2016
Subject: Good game but
Thieves stole all but 1 of my oxen so we were fucking stranded in the winter and we all died. Other than that, pretty fun game
Reviewer: Aeris Masala - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 31, 2016
Subject: You CAN Walk While Hunting
Love this game, I remember playing the original. I see a lot of people say they can't walk while hunting but all you need to do is use the Enter key (Use the one on your number pad on your keyboard if the other doesn't work) Hit once to start walking and once to stop, using the directional keys to navigate. It actually does say that in the pre-hunting screen where it tells you which arrows to use, at the top of the list, but it can be easy to skim over without actually reading. I hope this helps! ;)
Reviewer: peblebeach7thgrn - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 29, 2016
Subject: Issue at the very end
Program froze upon my typing "n" for no in response to question of whether I wanted to make any changes to how my name appeared on leader board.
Reviewer: dinhnhanbds1986 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 18, 2016
Subject: Game can't playing
Last week i can play but now don't, this my favourite gaming
Reviewer: bigjeffb - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 4, 2016
Subject: Only thing I have a problem with on the Emulator
I can't walk around when I am hunting. So When I get put with a Rock or Tree in the way i just waste my hunting trip and I know you can move your guy around. Other then that it's like I remember
Reviewer: Jason Scott - - June 10, 2016
Subject: When A Game Doesn't Work on the Archive
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Reviewer: dannyrod - - June 7, 2016
Subject: help
how do I get this game to work
Reviewer: ksawka - - June 5, 2016
Subject: Games not working
Yes as far as I can tell DOSBOX doesn't seem to be working on this site anymore, I can't get anything to load without some sort of runtime error or out of memory error. I tried Oregon trail, Carmen Sandiego, Liesure suit larry, and a bunch of others, something is not working right. Not sure who to contact.
Reviewer: Tru_lie13 - favorite - June 3, 2016
Subject: RUNTIME ERROR 202
I used to p lay this game on this website. Now it says runtime error 202. The error is within the DOSBOX. Can anyone help me out?
Reviewer: Acadia Liu - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 21, 2016
Subject: Loved the game :D
Honestly, it was extremely fun. I started as a farmer (first time playing the game). Despite farmer having the least amount of money to spend, I was able to get second place in the highest ranking :). I was able to:
-Have 8 oxes
-Have 100 bullets left over
-Have 900 food left over
-All 5 members surviving
-6 sets of clothing
-2 wagon supplies (wheels, etc.)
-The wagon xD

I am surprised at my results though...Honestly never thought I would get a score of around 6400.
Reviewer: EventualChip801 - - May 19, 2016
Subject: REALLY!?!?!??!?!?
I was playing and everything was good and im running out of food i find a place to trade and stuff, but it crashes and does not save and it wont start now
Reviewer: Emmy07 - favoritefavoritefavorite - May 18, 2016
Subject: how things didn't go well
I hate it .I love it
Reviewer: woodenshoe - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 18, 2016
Subject: AWESOME!
I remember hearing about this game from when my parents were growing up. My friend stumbled upon it in late March this year, in seventh grade, And I just made the high scores as Corncob! Unfortunately, they take you off unless you use a real name. Even though my other friend said he had a better strategy than mine.
~Woodenshoe, May
6th, 2016
Reviewer: johnson781 - - May 14, 2016
Subject: help
i cant get this to play at all please help me
Reviewer: DaintyAwesome - - May 13, 2016
Subject: Help, please!!
Can someone tell me how I am supposed initiate play? All I get is a play button and when I press it, it asks me to make a play selection but I am not able to make a selection. It appears as if it's a video of the game, not the game itself. I'd really like to share this with my 10 year old. I even went so far as to buy a copy at Goodwill but software is not compatible with the OS.
Reviewer: SEVENSAWDO - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 6, 2016
Subject: WOW
Someone should make a youtube video about this games super fun to play
Reviewer: nhamkoy - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 3, 2016
Subject: Leenguyen Information - Jugar juegos gratis de acción, juegos adictivos, juegos de rompecabezas, juegos de deportes, juegos de chicas y juegos de aventura en línea. ..y más. Muy juegos divertidos en
Reviewer: RobbyRansom - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 3, 2016
Subject: Required Field
love the game but how can i download or save progress? also why cant I do full screen without the game closing?
Reviewer: JLK214 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 28, 2016
Subject: print
Love the game but how do I get my report to print?
Reviewer: Ar'Moneka - favorite - April 27, 2016
Subject: question
Do you have to be on a computer or can u do it on a phone. Cause I'm on my phone and it's not letting me type anything. So can I use my phone to play this game.
Reviewer: Dr Operation - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 26, 2016
Subject: BAD
0/10 Shit Game
Reviewer: Enderhippo - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 15, 2016
Subject: AWESOME!!
I played this game a couple times, and finally got the highscore! I feel really dumb though, I only just realized that you could hunt for food or buy it at the forts - I thought you had to buy it all at the beginning! Other that that, great game!

Edit: I noticed that while I did achieve the Top Ten, it only shows me on the list when I am on google chrome, and only on my computer. WUT IS GOING ON????
Reviewer: SweetCakes10950 - - April 14, 2016
Subject: Not Working
I try to play but then it says "Failed to load emulator" I really want to play!!!!!
Reviewer: aoolguy22 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 8, 2016
Subject: love it
i love this game it is so awsome
Reviewer: ApacheLongbow - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 8, 2016
Subject: Don't go to Fort Bridger
Had it easy the entire way until we got to Fort Bridger. No grass and bad water 100 miles both ways. People at the fort said the hunting was good but the bears were as fast as jackrabbits and nothing but squirrels crossed my path. The indians were all complaining about us white folk and my wagon mysteriously caught on fire as soon as I left. All my food and my bullets disappeared so it got rough for a while but somehow we made it. My entire family died on the Columbia but I made it across so 10/10.
Reviewer: KansasRyan - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 5, 2016
Subject: LOL
I play this game at school all the time. The teachers never realize, it is the best game to play when u r supposed to be working here is my rating
Reviewer: Kitty is Awsomwe - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 4, 2016
Subject: Awsome
The farmer is relly difficult it only starts with $400
The banker is a lot easier thought I whould revamped it to beginners
Reviewer: kinky <3 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 31, 2016
Subject: hi
this game is fun. my companion karma died and the game was perfect nothing ever happened to me
Reviewer: hola590 - - March 30, 2016
Subject: hi
Does anyone know what I put at the beginning when it says "What is your choice?"
Reviewer: Racer500 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 23, 2016
Subject: Great game!
Very fun! I like playing it a lot! Though it's not five stars, it's still great!
Reviewer: krabbypatty112 - - March 17, 2016
Subject: does not work
it won't work on are chrome books
Reviewer: kathowl101 - - March 16, 2016
Subject: It isnt working
Reviewer: Rikki Chadwhick - favoritefavorite - March 16, 2016
Subject: Not Working by Rikki
This stupid thingy isn't working for me!!! Why???
Reviewer: MarioFan835 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 15, 2016
Subject: I won
I won without trying. all my crew (Sonic, Tails, Amy, Eggman and Shadow) were in good health (also, this game is the best)
Reviewer: the best around - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 13, 2016
Subject: i failed so good
Barely made it to fort boise. Mitchell had just died. Things went uphill from there. Made it to the Dalles safely. Decided to take a raft down the columbia. Got several warnings not to. Feeling lucky, disheeded them. Immediatly after starting, the raft hits a rock, the raft flips over, and everyone dies a slow and horrible death by drowning. Still get to right a epitaph, somehow

11/10 would drown in the columbia again
Reviewer: Chrispycookies - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 10, 2016
Subject: Really Good
I first heard about this game from my mom saying she played it in school so I checked it out. It turns out IT'S AWESOME. I have always loved retro games and this is definitely in my top ten now. Five stars.
Reviewer: skye <3 - favorite - March 9, 2016
Subject: fuck this game
this motherfucking game is unfucking fair
Reviewer: omaralami - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 19, 2016
Subject: Awesome
Made it to Top Ten.
Reviewer: Super Comet - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 18, 2016
Subject: Awesome Game!
Best game ever. I love reading about this period of American history! The only problem is I can't save my game, so I have to play the whole thing through.

~Super Comet
Reviewer: JediWayne1 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 9, 2016
Subject: OREGON TRAIL RULES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
sorry cant make review too busy playing oregon trail :)
Reviewer: skytower - - February 9, 2016
Subject: does not work
it says the emulator failed can anyone help me
Reviewer: werose - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 8, 2016
Subject: Free Download
I think it is the best game i have seen ever, keep going.
with my best wishes
Reviewer: Gamer518 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 8, 2016
Subject: Gamer518 Review
Very good game simple fun addicting.This is going on my top 10 video games of all time's list.
Reviewer: SarahJC - - February 1, 2016
Subject: Game Not Working
I can't get this game to work at all. Help? I loved playing this game years ago and would be happy to play it again.
Reviewer: DonutLord - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 29, 2016
Subject: Extremely Good Game
Oregon trail is an emmensely good game it runs you through a actual situations that would have accured if you went in history.
Reviewer: StillNil - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 28, 2016
Subject: Game "Failing" to start up.
When i first started i was on interner explorer( yeah i know) and i could get the game to start. i saw that some other people were running into this problem too. i switched to my chrome browser and it work.
Reviewer: drew1440 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2016
Subject: Great Game!
Love the game really addicting and simple top two on my fourth try!
Reviewer: Fonchix - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 5, 2016
Subject: Excellent randomized game
I heard about this game about three years ago. Among the reviews I read the words challenging, hard, merciless, and a must-play classic (among others) were the most popular words to describe this masterpiece so I finally decided to give it a try.

I played for an hour without too many issues, so I could not understand the challenging, merciless and hard part that many people talk about, you just have to heed the advices of the npc that talk to you and be a good hunter (by the way, I did not pay much attention to the first review in the list, kzm007 I think, who accurately said that you could move while hunting, as a result I ended up finding about it halfway through the game.

Finally in my last 50 miles to reach my final destination an ox got injured, three were stolen, one of my companions got his arm broken, one was bitten by a snake and another suffered from dysentery.
Reviewer: kzm007 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 18, 2015
Subject: An excellent return to the past
I'm really enjoying this game - I was about six when I first played it, and I never quite grasped the concept until I was older.

When in the game window, hit the Esc key on your keyboard, and the game will ask you if you want to save. Then, when you resume the game, even opening and closing the webpage, it will offer to let you played your saved game. No more lost progress due to freezing!

You're welcome :)
DON'T LEAVE THE BROWSER UNTIL YOUR GAME IS OVER. IT *MAY* RESET YOUR CONNECTION, FORCING YOU TO RESTART THE JOURNEY! This is irrelevant if you make sure to save progress before exiting.
The game will also freeze itself if you shift in and out of fullscreen, or leave the page to do other tasks. You'll have to refresh the page.
When you're walking around as a hunter and bump into an obstacle, you stop - there is a small invisible square around the object, where it's been placed into the game; this is noticeable if you have a laptop - tilt your screen back a little, you'll see it very faintly against the black.

Other than these quirks (understandable with outmoded technologies), this is a fun experience, and much better know that I know how to save progress - no more all-night journeys for me.

Running ChromeOS on Acer Chromebook. This game also plays nicely hooked to an HDTV via HDMI.

It's 25 years old (a year younger than me), people - stop complaining about in-game purchases. The only purchases you get are with in-game money or trading goods. Apps didn't come about until mobile devices were created. Be grateful it's not a freemium game; that business model only serves the profits of the companies - enjoy this free of charge.
Reviewer: KylieBrady - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 4, 2015
Subject: fantastic
Wow... what a great post! Thanks for the info, super helpful. BTW, if anyone needs to merge PDF/PNG files online, I found a service here and also here
Reviewer: marmarturkey - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 28, 2015
Subject: It was good!
Reviewer: tinyfoot79 - - November 23, 2015
Subject: game not working
the game is not working
Reviewer: Blisters the Elf - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 19, 2015
Subject: Awesome
Great game, challenging, but fun. The first time I played, I didn't read anything the shop keeper at the beginning said. So I only bought 100 pounds of food. for 5 people. It isn't surprising to me now that I died before I got to the third landmark... I had and am having a lot of fun with this game!
Reviewer: 82Tristan82 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 11, 2015
Subject: How to solve the name problem
For those of you confused with the name problem, when you finish typing all of your names and the game asks if the names are correct, you must type "yes" as hitting enter for some reason freezes the game. Hope this helps.
Reviewer: Tim Lord - favoritefavoritefavorite - November 11, 2015
Subject: Passed first try
Made top 10 first try

Very confused as to difficulty of game but good fun great time.
Reviewer: nicseb23 - favorite - November 6, 2015
Subject: failed
keeps saying failed to download emulator :/ why is this?
Reviewer: kristen-k - favoritefavoritefavorite - November 5, 2015
Subject: well this sucks
been looking for this game for years, finally found it. BUT I can't get past entering the names. I even tried using no caps or shift like one of the reviews said and still no luck.

I really really wish I could play it!
Reviewer: worldland - favorite - October 26, 2015
Subject: this game sucks!
there aren't even any in-app-purchases!
Reviewer: inkymeow - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 14, 2015
Subject: what a cool game
I was never a fan of games but this is very neat, even if it gives me MS-DOS flashbacks. Too bad the archive can't do more recent games like the original SimCity or Myst. The OSX versions are terrible.
Reviewer: KatsuCammi - favorite - September 29, 2015
Subject: Aw snap
I keep getting the "Aw Snap" page. This worked for me only a few weeks ago, but now all i get is this :/ I really loved this game while it worked, so i hope somethign is done to fix it
Reviewer: Homeless Cookie - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 13, 2015
Subject: Not sure how to save
I'm not sure how to save
Reviewer: VerifyinTr1gIDs - favoritefavoritefavorite - September 9, 2015
Subject: The Shift Button Works as a Caps Lock
For those of you who can't get past the part after entering names, if you pressed the shift button, you are stuck in caps lock. Pressing numbers will make the game think you're entering the numbers with the shift buttons. If you do not press the shift button and enter your names in lowercase, the game runs fine.

However, I would like to know if there's a way to disable shift/caps lock, for those who want to use capital letters when naming. At least maybe offer a tutorial as to how MS-DOS works for newbies like me.
Reviewer: SlamifiedBuddafied - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 6, 2015
Subject: Back when it was a brick in the wall...
I remember this game from elementary school, back when we had those over sized floppy disks. I played this game so much back then when I had the chance. Runs smooth as ever, even for a DOS game. Great emulator, runs excellent and I'll be sure to share this little gem.
Reviewer: bogh100 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 5, 2015
Subject: Sound and Full Screen
How to you get these to work? For the life of me I can't figure it out, any help would be great, because I love the game.
Reviewer: sylvesterbeing - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 3, 2015
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Reviewer: turtleturt - favoritefavoritefavorite - September 1, 2015
Subject: Can't get passed Leaving Time
I've played this before and it worked wonderfully. I have updated to Windows 10 and I can no longer get passed the screen of picking what month you leave in. I have tried to press every option and nothing works. Please fix. I seriously wanna play this amazing part of my childhood.
Reviewer: paradox752 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 14, 2015
Subject: Finally beat this game
Omg my childhood came back to me full blast with this. I made it to Oregon but my god the last 3/4 of the way my family was dying the oxen were dying but its worth it to stretgize carefully and make it - It feels like an accomplishment of sorts lol - Awesome game no faults here running windows 7 average PC.
Reviewer: Kayomi Kitten - - July 27, 2015
Subject: Can't get past the beginning texts
Everytime I try to play, I get to the screen after you pick the names and stuff, and then it won't do anything. I try pressing all the numbers but none of them show up. I really don't know what to do. :(
Reviewer: Hazel07 - - July 8, 2015
Subject: Downloading

I can not figure out how to download this game, can someone help me please?
Reviewer: tjcarter - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 6, 2015
Subject: Great fun!
Not sure why it wasn't working for others, but it seems to be working here. I'm running a Mac with OS X 10.10.4 and the current version of Safari, so perhaps a recent Chrome or Firefox will help those who are having difficulty.

Being an Oregonian, I just have this desire to find an information kiosk in the orleg building and somehow arrange for this game to wind up running on that machine. Might distract someone who'd otherwise introduce a stupid bill like yet another attempt to have an Oregon sales tax. ;)
Reviewer: Destiny Diamond - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 27, 2015
Subject: Its very good you just need to fix one glitch
Every time i hunt for food and get food it takes me to the menu where you can check you supplies and continue on the trail and stuff. It Freezes this doesn't happen when i hunt and get no food only when i get food Please fix thanks :D
Reviewer: eat_ya_dangpudding - favorite - June 25, 2015
Subject: liek if u cri every teim
i was really excited to play this game but it wont load past adding the names.
Reviewer: twerphead - favorite - June 7, 2015
Subject: Not Letting Me Play
I cannot get the game started. It is a stream only game, so I cannot download. What a bummer.
Reviewer: pittymom - - June 3, 2015
Subject: I need help.
I signed in, but and downloaded tye game, but it wont start up. I have no Idea what Im doing. I really want to play. I yad an Apple Computer as a young kid, and i absolutely loved playing Origon Trail. Please help.
Reviewer: adelazero - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 25, 2015
Subject: Some issues
Crashed during Big Blue River on my first run, the second river in the game. Second run I made a dumb mistake and drowned everyone. Third run, though, I made it all the way through. During the hunting game, the little guy stops moving all of a sudden while he's walking, even though there's nothing in his path. Other than that, woo, I played Oregon Trail!
Reviewer: Stupid123 - favorite - May 23, 2015
Subject: Crash
this program crashes often
Reviewer: medihealer - favorite - May 23, 2015
Subject: So Sad!
I was so very excited about this, but I can't play at all. It loads up and then nothing.
Reviewer: thatnerdtori - favorite - May 14, 2015
Subject: Would be cool if I could play
Never lets me get past the "pick your month" screen, won't acknowledge my typing.
Reviewer: Reddfive - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 3, 2015
Subject: Finally been able to play this game after decades!
I may have played this game when it first came out, but it was so long ago, that I'm not sure that I finished it. Well now I have, twice.

For those interested in getting a high score, choose the farmer, make sure your group's health is good right before the end, not just fair, be patient and don't try to rush to the end, and use your gun to get most of your food. Buying food is dumb, you need that money for more important things like ferry fares and wagon parts.
Reviewer: Cocheese79 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 2, 2015
Subject: Great game
Great job by the Internet Archive making this available.

Also, top score of 7872, n00bs:
Reviewer: Genuineattitude - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 1, 2015
Subject: Awesome but glitchy
I LOVED this game as a kid and I LOVE it now. I just wish it didn't have so many glitches. I've tried playing multiple times (using chrome) and each time I can barely make it longer than a month before the game freezes and I have to start over.
Reviewer: SaBarreto - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 1, 2015
Subject: Bringing back memories!
4 stars only because I think I had to reload the page 12 times before it worked (using chrome). But once it started work I had no issues and died with honor on the trail. :)
Reviewer: *Insert name here* - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 1, 2015
Subject: Great, but there's one problem
Ok, first of all. Just because it glitches doesn't mean the game sucks, guys. It's really fun, I like it. For some reason it's more fun when you nearly all die or all die rather than when you get to oregon. But... sometimes mid-game it'll stop taking numbers... It happens less on my brother's mac... but on windows 7 it happens so much
Reviewer: bawanderr - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 27, 2015
Subject: Fun!
What a great game. I never heard of it but had a lot of fun right up until I hit that last rock after the last marker. :(
Those with probs need to try Google Chrome. I found that the numbers switch from the top to the keypad at the start of the game (when it asks the month) and that if you start another game they reverse (top keys vs keypad). Not very hard to figure out. And all the directions you need are plainly written. Just read them. On the keypad, when hunting, the 7,9,1,3 buttons give you diagonal aiming and movement. Bullets seem the least critical of all supplies, btw, but get about 300 and you'll be fine. Unless you're a really lousy shot! ENJOY and good luck getting it to load. Oh, and you might read ALL the reviews to get some tips. Reading is FUNdaMENTAL!
Reviewer: chorne01 - favorite - April 24, 2015
Subject: Keeps crashing
This game used to work on my computer (MacBook) but it has frozen and become unrecoverable the past 4 times that I have tried playing it.
Reviewer: General_Ketchup - favorite - April 23, 2015
Subject: Emulator Metadata?
What is Emulator Metadata? because I can't play unless I have it
Reviewer: HylianNeko - - April 16, 2015
Subject: Doesn't Load
I get to the what time of year are you setting out and it wont recognize my input and freezes
Reviewer: LydiaAlright - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 12, 2015
Subject: Finally,
So after it didn't let me play, I downloaded Google Chrome and it worked! I was so excited and happy that I could finally play the game at home!
Reviewer: King_Leo13 - favorite - April 12, 2015
Subject: The Oregon Trail
This game was one of my all time favorite games growing up. I would play for hours and hours. I was so excited when I heard it was online.
That said, I would love to be able to write a review for the online version. But I can't. Because no matter what I do it fails to load because of Emulator Metadata. I've tried and retried. And then tried some more. I reinstalled flash and did everything I could think of. No cigar.
Super bummed.
Reviewer: Go Blue - favoritefavorite - April 7, 2015
Subject: game keeps stopping
I like the Oregon trail, but the game keeps stopping midway through the journey.
Reviewer: okbard225 - favorite - April 5, 2015
Subject: won't let me play
i'm sure it's a great game to play, but when I press the button the screen just goes to black. Any way to resolve this problem? Thanks!
Reviewer: jillreif - - March 28, 2015
Subject: Help
Emulator metadata?? It won't let me play!
Reviewer: Matt Kajmowicz - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 27, 2015
Subject: Save High Score
How on earth do I save my highscore???
Reviewer: imafancyman - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 27, 2015
Subject: 10/10 would die of starve to death again
I love this game. It's so much fun. I wish I was good at it, but I'm not and I'm assuming this game was made to be hard. My only complaint is that the clothes seem worthless.
Reviewer: jules17330 - - March 27, 2015
Subject: Doesn't work
This game used to work but the past few weeks it's getting stuck at a DOS prompt and you can't hit any key to get out of it. Can someone fix this?
Reviewer: Chase Wells - favoritefavoritefavorite - March 27, 2015
Subject: My high score is 7812! And the Keyboard Controls Suck.
Effing brilliant. And I mean that sincerely. This game is SO MUCH FUN. Unfortunately, I cannot complete my game MOST of time due to the game refusing input from the keyboard at random, requiring a refresh (google chrome.)

All in all, I am thankful for the game being available on, but PLEASE try and work out the buggy controls in chrome (no other browsers would even do more than black screen) and fix the leaderboards.

I rate this game 10/10 oxen

My high score is 7812. See if you can beat that! I took screenshots this time to be able to keep it because the Top 10 does not save :(
Reviewer: The bob - favorite - March 25, 2015
Subject: Doesn't work:(
For some out of this world reason it is asking me to have this weird thing that is not on my iMac 2008 want to play
Reviewer: Dianna429 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 23, 2015
It worked for a couple of days for me when I was playing on SAFARI, but then it wouldn't work anymore. I tried on GOOGLE CHROME, it worked fine! So, if its not working for you, try a different browser, like Opera, Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox, etc. You can probably search these and download them on the internet. Hope it helps!
Reviewer: andrew1459 - - March 20, 2015
Subject: ugh!
It is just a black screen. Please fix would love to play it
Reviewer: T.MoneySwag - - March 19, 2015
Subject: It worked for my teacher, but not me
This game is great! But when I click to begin and the screen that the game is meant to be on goes black. There is no loading sign or anything! I CAN'T PLAY THE GAME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:-(
Reviewer: Aksponge21 - favoritefavoritefavorite - March 16, 2015
Subject: This Game Stinks
I try and I try and I get so freaking far and then I get passed the mountains and it won't take any numbers whether you have other tabs open or not. I was supposed to beat this for HW at school and I kept trying but couldn't. Yes I agree it is fun but what fun is a game if you can't finish it. I would only play this if you like let-me-downs.
Reviewer: mdition - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 16, 2015
Subject: Great Game!
I remember playing this game in grade-school! Love the game and it worked great!

No errors, no problem.

Just scored 7884!
Reviewer: Fireflys_thing - - March 5, 2015
Subject: Game doesn't work!
I've tried this game many times over the past few months thinking I kept getting the site at a poor time, and never has it worked. I get to the option of which month I want to leave and it no longer will accept any input in numbers or letters. What is going on? Does this game work for anyone else?
Reviewer: Trail Guide Evan - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 17, 2015
Subject: You can hire me to take you to Oregon.
Highest score ever achieved in Oregon Trail history: 7842.

You can IM me for tips. I charge $100 per tip. If you're the banker, that is a deal. As a farmer, it may be a steep price, but I will get you across the trail without any problems.

Here is a freebie: before floating down the Columbia River, rest your party until they are in good health.
Reviewer: CaroCell - - February 17, 2015
The screen goes black ... and ... nothing !!!
Reviewer: Taladar - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 16, 2015
Subject: Sound??
Ok whats the deal with sound on all these games? I have a button to turn it on but clicking it does nada kinda like the fullscreen button not working
Reviewer: - favorite - February 10, 2015
Subject: WONT WORK!!!
Very upsetting. I click to start the game, but the screen goes black and wont load!!!! Fix this please, I would love to play this game.
Reviewer: rennea - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 10, 2015
Subject: yay!
Fun.... remember my kids playing it and now I'm playing it : )
Reviewer: pinksnow70 - favorite - January 27, 2015
Subject: Sucks
This game sucks! I click to begin and the screen that the game is meant to be on goes black. There is no loading sign or anything! I CAN'T PLAY THE GAME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reviewer: Tar Pit - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 25, 2015
Subject: Can't Hunt?
For those of you below who can't find the hunt option, it appears when you hit the 'enter' key WHILE TRAVELING on the trail. Each hunt costs one day. The travel screen gives you clues about good hunt locales. Green grass is good. Yellow grass, bad water and poor graze areas are bad.

You can only carry 100 pounds of food back to your wagon per hunt so don't waste bullets for overkill (which also makes further hunts in the area more difficult). A deer has around 75 pounds of food. Smaller game like birds and squirrels are worth less and are harder to kill thus wasting bullets unless you are a crack shot.

Sadly, the biggest target and easiest kill is a buffalo. It's worth around 900 pounds of food so you must leave 800 pounds rotting in the sun. It's quite a guilt trip since several people you talk to lament all the buffalo killing going on. Heh, another history lesson from OT I suppose.

Ethics aside, hunting is obviously an essential skill for the higher levels.
Reviewer: joncoop39 - - January 21, 2015
Subject: not working
the game doesn't load, the logo just spins and spins, please fix as I would love to play this one of my favorite childhood games thank you.
Reviewer: Gh0sT_R8dEr - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 20, 2015
Subject: Is it realy
I heard you can get this game and I just about sT my pants well I have bin married for 12 yrs to my wonderful wife.And i told her about this game yrs ago and i seen you can play it now. I love this game it brought back sum good memory's as a child. Thank you to who ever brought this back...
Reviewer: tasty_bytes - - January 18, 2015
Subject: sound working
nevermind sound is working
Reviewer: BWolfsong - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 18, 2015
Subject: Excellent Fun
I enjoyed playing this game so much today that I decided to embed it into a blog for my students. Although the embed appears it does not work. . . Maybe it will be fixed soon.

I am eager to share the link with the kids at my school. (I teach computer classes). I remember kids from years ago having so much fun and I am sure that today's kids will have as much fun.
Reviewer: CK-R - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 18, 2015
Subject: The game work just fine.
I didn't have any problem loading the game or having any problems with keyboard.
Reviewer: Bookbrowser56 - - January 16, 2015
Subject: How do you download?
How do you download? I only see an option to 'stream'. How do you download?
Reviewer: energyrae - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 14, 2015
Subject: For those having problems
I've noticed that when I first start the game the number pad won't work, so you have to use the numbers at the top of your keyboard. Are you doing that?
Halfway through the game, I get a blink in the screen and then magically I can use the numberpad.
Try loading the game and giving it a try :)
Reviewer: Admiral Sir Wilbraham - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 12, 2015
Subject: Worked Ok For Me
This game worked fine for me. Just read the screens and follow the instructions. It's as good as I remember from the old days. :)
Reviewer: skpoem - - January 12, 2015
Subject: Doesn't work on Nexus
Just letting you know. I got to where you select if you want to play, ect. but it wouldn't pull up the keyboard or let me tap on what I wanted to cost.
Reviewer: mb119 - - January 12, 2015
Subject: Oregon Trail
NOT working, please fix.
Reviewer: joe7185 - - January 12, 2015
Subject: not working
Reviewer: Hollz521 - favorite - January 11, 2015
Subject: Not working anymore
It's not working for me anymore. I played yesterday and Thursday without any problems.
Reviewer: girobellum - favoritefavoritefavorite - January 11, 2015
Subject: Not working
I'm on a Chromebook. It worked for the past two days but now the Dos Box just spins and never boots the game.
Reviewer: lildspop - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 11, 2015
Subject: Still just as good
Just made it to Oregon! 2965 on the point scale ;)
Reviewer: JSho88 - - January 11, 2015
Subject: Downloadable?
In browser version won't load, and I want to download it anyway, but where does one do that?
Reviewer: NicktheWolf - - January 11, 2015
Subject: Can't play the game
I press the play button and I get the DOS Box loading screen. This disk just keeps spinning and never loads. Running Windows 7 64-bit.
Reviewer: lindsdemp - - January 11, 2015
Subject: Ipad?
How do I play on ipad
Reviewer: JKru - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 10, 2015
Subject: Nostalgia at it's finest!
I haven't had any trouble running the game. Took me a while to figure out < and > let you turn diagonal in hunting mode - not the number pad. Also, hitting enter makes your little guy walk so you can get to a better vantage point. For those who couldn't figure out how to hunt, just hit Enter at any point on the trail and it's option 8. I also thought the game was frozen, but I had somehow clicked off the screen - somewhere else on the page. When I clicked the game screen, there was a little blue border around it and I was back in the game! Another time I thought it froze, but for some unknown reason, all of a sudden my number pad worked but my regular keyboard numbers weren't registering any more. So I just started using the number pad. (This didn't work the first time it happened, but I think number lock was off.)
Great game, exactly like it was in the computer labs at school! I have shamelessly wasted the better part of a day off! :D
Reviewer: Analyst001 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 9, 2015
Subject: Awesome!
This was my first time ever playing this game, and it was great but challenging at the same time. Definitely one of the classics that people still mention to this day. My first time through all of my party members were alive....until I floated down the river. No issue playing using Firefox 33.0. My only complaint was that I couldn't get the number-pad to work for navigating through different options.
Reviewer: FiberArtLover - - January 9, 2015
Subject: Can't play
I get stuck at buying before leaving with the in browser emulation. I'm in an endless loop of not being able to purchase. I tell it what I want, but it won't register. Also, I can't download.
Reviewer: pencalledwalter - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 9, 2015
Subject: :)
I'm so glad I found this game. Thank you, Amy Acker!
Reviewer: packer01fan - favoritefavoritefavorite - January 9, 2015
Subject: Good for the Most Part
It was awesome to play this again....until it got stuck in the middle on the way to snake river went to hunt and got my kill and wasn't able to choose an option or go forward with the game because it froze. :-( It was fun though.
Reviewer: Shabam! - favoritefavorite - January 9, 2015
Subject: Problem with full screen
There's a problem with the full screen. On a 13 inch full screen is fine but on a 21.5 inch it cuts off some the screen when it's full screen.
Reviewer: lovinjeremy247 - - January 9, 2015
Subject: cant download
how can I download/play?
Reviewer: babyface10 - - January 9, 2015
Subject: why can't I download
Why can't I download this?
Reviewer: SomeKidHere - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: perfection!
This is literally exactly how i remember the game. i'm so glad i found this!
Reviewer: Buggage - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Firefox!
Had issues with freezing every time I hit the 'month to leave' page. However, at the suggestion to someone else's review, I opened the game in Firefox and it works perfect! Yay!
Reviewer: spankytwo - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Loved this game.
Use the number pad instead of the regular keys. I was able to complete it with 3864(1288 un-tripled) points as a farmer. It was to relive this game. No problems once I figured every thing out. While hunter pressing the enter key will allow you to move around a little bit.
Reviewer: torcat315 - favorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: started out ok
It started out ok but i couldn't continue. i would get to what month I leave and it freezes. I'm sadly disappointed because all my friends played this and i haven't
Reviewer: tmwilson524 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Awesome!
I actually got farther than I ever did back in the day! It was a blast!!!
Reviewer: OneBugIsFake - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Love It
"From the animals you shot, you got 1568 pounds of meat. However, you were only able to carry 100 pounds back to the wagon.

Press SPACE BAR to continue"

This was a great bit of nostalgia. Once I started playing, I had to continue because the controls stopped working after I left the window the first time. Other than that, it was just as fun as I remember.
Reviewer: rb673483 - favoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Reliving Childhood
Let me start out by saying this is awesome that you brought this game back. used to love it as a child. Software ran smoothly, the only complaint I had was in the original game I remember that you could go hunting for food. I was very disappointed to find out that you could not hunt in this one. Other than that BRAVO!
Reviewer: Mrs.Peacock - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Try Using Firefox
The game worked just fine for me when using the Firefox browser instead of Internet Explorer or Chrome. The quality of this game is like I remember from when I was a kid. I would recommend playing the Deluxe version though, it's a little bit more fun.
Reviewer: borisnorris - - January 8, 2015
Subject: Won't Run
Doesn't let me get past the "which month do I want to leave in" screen. My hopes and dreams have been crushed.
Reviewer: Izaya - favoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Wasn't working at first
No idea why or how it started working, but I was unable to type a number to choose when to leave before. Came back and it worked just fine. I was able to play through the whole game.
Reviewer: GeeRod480 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Fun!!!
Very fun game to play. Game worked properly. No issues at all.
Reviewer: Orolonn - favoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Locks up at random times
Tried playing twice now. The first time locked up when I was entering the names of my group members. Then I made it all the way to the first split in the trail. Viewed the map and now can't type commands.
Reviewer: Kndykrn - - January 8, 2015
Subject: Not running
Trying to play this on safari browser on my iPad. Will try Firefox to see if it will load.
Reviewer: VC1015 - favoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Glitchy
The game works for a while, then completely stops. Very frustrating to constantly have to start from the beginning.
Reviewer: sammysam - favorite - January 8, 2015
I have not been able to make it thru the trail once without the game freezing - the furthest I've been able to go without the game freezing is the Blue Mountains. SO disappointing.
Reviewer: DJ Ducky - - January 8, 2015
Subject: Game Will Not Run
I love this game and would love to play it again. However, it keeps stalling.
Reviewer: MsVande - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Exciting, but
I cannot get passed the screen that asks me when I want to leave...
Reviewer: mschanbacher - favoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Fun but needs a little improvement
Fun but have not figured out how to hunt. If anyone figures it out, let us know!
Reviewer: 80s_Girl - favorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Ditto
I'm with everyone else, the game won't run. I thought it was because I needed a virtual library card, but after I signed up it won't even play.
Reviewer: Skittlesaremine - favoritefavorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Fun for a minute
Game keeps freezing
Reviewer: nikEkin - favorite - January 8, 2015
Subject: Game won't work
Been trying for 30 minutes to start it. Once it gets to the question of "what month do you want to start out in," the whole thing freezes.
Reviewer: mordred6arthur - - January 8, 2015
Subject: no bueno!
Game freezes in setup at choose time to leave...
Reviewer: aliciacleveland - favoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: freezing
I've tried playing 4 times now and every time I hunt, the game won't let me continue. I'd love play but it's having problems.
Reviewer: NotoriousJOE - favoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: Crashes!!
Great to play again, but not when menus freeze and I can't even finish a game!
Reviewer: Red Baran - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: Hello Childhood!
I loved this awful game as a kid, and its just as fun as an adult!
Reviewer: NabiBori - favorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: Freezes on Date Screen
Game is freezing on the 4th screen (where you chose a departure date).
Reviewer: SarcasticPR - favoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: Memory Lane
So glad to play this game again. Havent played since 1996. Just wish i could save my game like I used to. The cons is that it will freeze up mid game and I'll have to refresh the page and end up starting all over.
Reviewer: thebillonthehill - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: GREAT!
Amazing game, worked fine with firefox.
Reviewer: desolatefox - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: Missed this game!
I missed playing this game. Simple, but in it's own way, difficult and addictive.

I only wish the developers on here would find a way to adjust the controls for hunting. I don't have a number pad on my laptop, so I can only use the arrow keys, making it difficult to aim properly.
Reviewer: GrandmaGamer - - January 7, 2015
Subject: Not working
When you get to the part where it asks you which month you wanna start, it will not allow you to enter a value...
Reviewer: rongsee - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: Works well, except for losing progress when game froze
Works well, except for losing progress when game froze when I ended up in the layout of the keyboard, forcing me to refresh my browser and restart the game again. Would be good if we're able to save progress.
Reviewer: anm805 - favorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: Game Freezes
The game freezes for me when I get to the month I want to travel. Cannot proceed. Please fix :)
Reviewer: pdbolton - favoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: Great, but can't continue once I leave windown
Love the game, but if I switch over to a different tab or leave the browser open but switch over to another program I am unable to continue playing as it will not register my key strokes
Reviewer: extendedplayarcade - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: Finally got to play this game!
My wife has been telling me about this game for over a decade! How it was the best game ever (she isn't a gamer btw) and how they had so much fun playing this game... yada yada yada... and I have to say it isn't the best game ever but it is a ton of fun and having the chance to play it on my browser with zero issues! gives this a 5 star rating... I even posted it on my blog as well... hope it helps
Reviewer: Miggz667 - - January 7, 2015
Subject: Does not work
Does not load game
Reviewer: veteran011 - - January 7, 2015
Subject: How to control?
The game starts up (after disabling AdBlock) and i can easily cruise through the first several pages using the keyboard. But when it loads the screen asking when i want to leave, the numbers stop functioning. I can't get past that screen since i have to punch in a number to select what month to leave.

Anyone have any tips? I'm using Chrome 39.0.2171.95 m (the latest version) on a Lenovo X230 laptop on wireless.
Reviewer: sweetz8507 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: great playing, but froze.
it was great playing AGAIN. but every time i get to doing good it freezes. :( o well i guess.
Reviewer: ActorMike - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: Brings Back Old Memories
Saw this today trending on Facebook! I think it's great you've brought back all these games for us to remember and enjoy!

Mike Biddle
Reviewer: Carmela1203 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: Not able to Download
How do I download this game?
Reviewer: Kay.L.Way - favoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: I cant get it to run.
The game will not run. It says a gamepad needs to be attached. I hope eventually a keyboard will suffice eventually! I want to play this game badly!
Reviewer: Axelle Darkleigh - favoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: Game Doesn't Run
Hello! At first, I was really excited to play this game. It brings me back to elementary school when my 5th grade teacher still had these (don't ask why).
However, as soon as it comes to the screen to select what month you leave in... The game stops working! It will not let you input a date...
I'd really like to play this game... But yeah.
Reviewer: lenneth - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: It DOES work
I travelled 1500 miles then the last person in the group died. I didnt have to use any ammo but sickness and thieves robbing the groups clothes was a common issue the new settlers had.
Reviewer: nishinya - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: Nostalgiac, emulator worked fine for me
I just finished playing a round of this classic childhood game and everything worked fine. I also realized that you can move while hunting... Which I never knew as a kid. Good game, glad it's available.
Reviewer: bobloki - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: One of the best games ever.
The game is incredible. Hunting is very difficult and it's hard to win with everybody alive. 5/5
Reviewer: zazomi76 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 7, 2015
Subject: =)
So great playing this again! Wish it would keep my name and high score though. Other than that, AWESOME!!
Reviewer: ccm117 - - January 7, 2015
Subject: The game will not run
the game will not run
Reviewer: DaniHoo - - January 7, 2015
Subject: Won't Run
I'd like to write a review, but the game won't run!
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